WISE co-produced research is enabling the African diaspora to memorialise those who died during the Middle Passage.
Today we are delighted to celebrate the launch of our new 5-year AHRC-funded project 'The Antislavery Usable Past', which will unearth the lessons of historic antislavery as a 'usable past' for the contemporary antislavery movement.
Associate fellow Dr Manuel Barcia Paz is awarded a Leverhulme Prize.
As part of Black History Month 2014, 'Recovering Scotland's Slavery Past' is the first ever conference to focus on the controversial subject of Scotland’s disproportionate role in the enslavement of millions of Africans during the 17th and 18th centuries.
"Changing Places: Slavery, Indentureship and the Ranking Game in Colonial & Post-Colonial Jamaica" by Verene A. Shepherd.
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) has awarded a grant of more than £1.5 million to a research collaboration involving Professors Kevin Bales and John Oldfield from WISE.
WISE extends a very warm welcome to Dr Shahrzad Fouladvand who was recently appointed to a joint School of Law/WISE position in Human Rights Law.